Disease Control Priorities, third edition

About Disease Control Priorities, third edition[1]:

Publication of Disease Control Priorities, 3rd edition


Published between 2015 and 2018, the 3rd edition of Disease Control Priorities provides a review of evidence on cost-effective interventions to address the burden of disease in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Building on its predecessors, DCP1 (1993) and DCP2 (2006), this 3rd edition (DCP3) brought together over 500 scholars, policymakers, and technical experts across 9 volumes, each tackling a different health topic area. DCP3 goes beyond previous efforts by introducing a new economic evaluation method for assessing the equity and financial protection considerations of extending coverage of proven effective interventions, known as ‘extended cost-effectiveness analysis.

A Summary of Findings from Disease Control Priorities, 3rd edition:

DCP3 organized interventions into 21 essential packages that group the interventions relevant to particular professional communities. Each package can contain both intersectoral actions and health-system interventions. …

See also: DCPP

1. DCP3 - About the Project, visited 2019-09-09